Galliford Try names rail and aviation director

October 17, 2017 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ News


Construction contractor Galliford Try has promoted Chris Scoffield to be the new managing director of the rail, aviation & environment business unit within its Infrastructure Division.

Chris – previously commercial director of the same unit – will take up the position from 1 November. He succeeds Nick Salt in the role following his promotion to managing director of the Infrastructure Division last month, after the departure of Tom de la Motte.

Chris originally joined Galliford Try as head of work winning as part of the company’s acquisition of Miller Construction in 2014. He has also worked for Turner and Townsend as an associate director.

Chris graduated from Loughborough University with a first class honours degree in Commercial Management & Quantity Surveying in 2004. In addition, he is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Chartered Institute of Civil Engineering Surveyors.

Managing director of Galliford Try’s Infrastructure Division Nick Salt commented: “Chris has a wealth of experience in regulated public sector frameworks and will be responsible for growing our presence in the rail, aviation and environment sectors.”